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At COMPUTEX 2024, MediaTek announced a groundbreaking collaboration with NVIDIA to integrate NVIDIA TAO with MediaTek’s NeuroPilot SDK, forming a pivotal part of its edge inference silicon roadmap. This strategic alliance aims to streamline the development process for edge AI, including Generative AI, by providing a unified and powerful platform for developers. The integration promises to enhance a wide array of IoT applications, leveraging MediaTek’s advanced silicon technology.

MediaTek, renowned for powering over two billion connected devices annually, continues to innovate with its robust edge silicon portfolio. This portfolio is specifically engineered to deliver high-performance edge AI applications efficiently. MediaTek’s silicon not only excels in computational capabilities but also boasts leading multimedia and connectivity features. MediaTek enables a broad spectrum of brands to deliver remarkable AI experiences across various device categories by catering to premium, mid-range, and entry-level markets.

The fusion of MediaTek’s NeuroPilot SDK with NVIDIA TAO significantly enhances the capabilities available to developers, enabling them to explore and expand Vision AI across all MediaTek devices. This integrated platform’s intuitive interface and performance optimization capabilities simplify the development process. NVIDIA TAO offers over 100 ready-to-use pretrained models, unlocking customized vision AI functionalities for diverse applications. This automated model tuning reduces development time and complexity, allowing for rapid product deployment, even for developers without deep AI expertise.

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“Integrating NVIDIA TAO with MediaTek NeuroPilot will further expand our vision of democratizing access to AI, helping drive a new wave of AI-powered devices and experiences,” said CK Wang, General Manager of the IoT business unit at MediaTek. “With these expanded resources and MediaTek’s Genio product line, it’s easier than ever for developers to design innovative Edge AI products that stand out from the competition.”

Deepu Talla, Vice President of Robotics and Edge Computing at NVIDIA, added, “Generative AI is turbocharging computer vision with higher accuracy for AIoT and edge applications. Combining the power of NVIDIA TAO and MediaTek NeuroPilot SDK brings the latest and greatest vision AI models to billions of IoT devices.”

This collaboration is poised to revolutionize edge AI development, empowering companies of all sizes to harness the potential of AI in various IoT verticals, including smart retail, manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, smart cities, and beyond. By integrating cutting-edge technologies from both MediaTek and NVIDIA, the partnership aims to deliver next-generation AI capabilities to a vast array of connected devices, setting a new standard for innovation in the IoT landscape.